Columbus State University provides masters and specialist degrees in more than 35 areas of study and a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Leadership. Our purpose is to promote student achievement, research, scholarship, global learning, strategic partnerships,and engagement in discovery and practice. You can expect one-on-one interactions with outstanding faculty and a close working relationship with your advisor. Morevover, faculty mentors guide you to service, publication, presentation, and research opportunities. CSU also offers high-level opportunities for research, service, and teaching. CSU's graduate tuition for Georgia residents and non-residents is competitive. Information to answer many prospective student questions is on the graduate admissions website.
Why I Chose CSU for my Graduate Studies
Recently the Graduate School asked students to create a 45-75 second video introducing themselves, their program, and expected date of graduation. They were also asked to tell why they chose CSU, what they love about their graduate program and how it has helped "Create You" for the future. Taylor Elston's video is featured below.
Graduate Impact Series
This is a series of statements from former Columbus State University graduate students telling how their graduate studies at CSU has impacted their lives and careers. Stefan Lawrence is featured below.
"I teach...to change my students' lives."
Dr. Stefan Lawrence
Assistant Principle, Aaron Cohn Middle School
2016 MCSD Teacher of the Year
2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year Finalist
Master of Education 2012
The graduate program in the College of Education afforded me the rare opportunity to build on my scholarly knowledge while working to build my abilities as a practitioner. CSU worked with me and understood my schedule.